Meet the newest reader in the Novel Novice family!

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If you’ve been wondering why blog posts have been so sparse lately, there are two big reasons.

1) My husband & I recently bought a new house, and moved in just four weeks ago. We have been busy painting, unpacking & doing assorted projects around the new place. There is still lots to do, but we love our new home.

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2) On Wednesday, July 22nd my niece Jocelynn came into the world. She was born just after 7pm, weighing 6 lbs, 3 oz and measuring 19 inches, with dark hair and green eyes (we think; they appear to be changing color). She is tiny & squishy & sounds like a little velociraptor when she cries and I love her SO much!!!

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I started putting together her book collection before she was even born (she’s off to a VERY healthy start), and I can’t wait to share all of my favorites with her as she gets older.

So that’s why I’ve been sort of MIA lately — and why I will continue to be for the next few weeks. I AM hoping to get caught up on some book reviews and other posts soon, and plan to relaunch our Book of the Month feature starting in September with Anne & Henry by Dawn Ius.

If you want to keep up with baby pictures & house pictures & other random pictures I take, feel free to follow me on Instagram.

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  1. Congrats on the house and being an aunt! I became an aunt recently and got to meet my little niece for the first time a couple weeks ago. They live about 10 hours away from me so I won’t get to see her as much as I’d like to and I can’t wait to see her again!

    1. Thank you! I consider myself very lucky that my brother & SIL just moved back to Portland, and my niece is only a 15 minute drive away!

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